Category: Women & Criminal Law

Crime, Crime Rates and Control Techniques: A Statistical Analysis

By using the data of National Crime Records Bureau , the authors have examined the overall trends and characteristics of crime, crime rates and crime control techniques in each stage of the criminal justice system in India. From the data analyzed, it has been determine that economic, political, and societal factors have played a crucial role in the occurrence of crime and crime control practices. Recent phenomena, like the financial crisis and the current political stalemate in India, seem to have contributed to this disturbing increase in crime. If these factors can be stabilized, then we may anticipate the improvement of the crime situation in India.

Sexual Harassment At Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition And Redressal) Act, 2013: A Critical Analysis

Aasawari Dogra & Nimrit Kaur Ahluwalia Army Institute of Law, Mohali “Editor’s Note: The paper is a comprehensive analysis of the entire Sexual Harassment at the Workplace (Prevention, prohibition and Redressal) Act, of 2013 and also has recommendations from the author.” Abstract: Over the years, women in our society have […]

The Corroding Faces of Indian Women: Acid Attack

By Shatrunjay Bose, UPES Dehradun Editor’s Note: Acid attacks have become a menace in India for women. The inappropriate use of acid on human body causes devastating effects on the body of the person. The most notable effects of an acid attack are the lifelong bodily disfigurement. The acid can rapidly […]

Sexual Harassment At The Workplace

`By Aarti Goyal, UILS Chandigarh Editor’s Note: Sexual harassment and other forms of sexual violence in public spaces are an everyday occurrence for women and girls around the world—in urban and rural areas, in developed and developing countries. Before 1997, women experiencing sexual harassment at workplace had to lodge a complaint […]

Sexual Harassment: Breaking the Wall of Silence

By Akshya, USLLS Editor’s Note: This paper begins by discussing the landmark Visakha case and later analyses the changes that the judgment brought in. There is also a brief discussion on Justice J.S Verma Committee Report and the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013. The […]